St Georges Day Ride

St George’s Day Pudding Ride

Explore the 'hidden' Peak District and enjoy that glory of English gastronomy — the pudding

Tuesday April 23 2019 (10am – 12pm approx.)

Our St George’s Day Pudding Ride takes us on a short circular tour through the beautiful rolling countryside of the Peak District National Park. On your return you will be rewarded with that glory of English gastronomy — a traditional Bakewell Pudding and cream with a tea or coffee at lovely Hassop Station cafe.

You’ll be riding with one of our local experts, full of knowledge and guaranteed to please on this specially selected route through the ‘hidden’ Peak District.

Dust down that 1970s or 80s tourer and relive your ‘Glory Days’. Don’t worry if you don’t have a retro bicycle, we have an amazing range of reliable retro bikes for hire at a special rate of £25 for participants on this ride – please contact us to discuss your requirements and to reserve the right bike for you. We’ll run through the gears etc. and ensure the bike is set up to suit you.

This tour starts and finishes at Hassop Station car park. Pay and display, postcode: DE45 1NW Grid Reference: SK217705.

Monsal TrailBakewell PuddingsArne and Eroica beer
Which vintage bike to hire for you and the peak

The right bike for you

We try to ensure you choose the ride best suited to your needs, so we have included the following as a guideline for this tour:

Distance covered 9miles / 14.5km
Duration 2  hours
Elevation climbed 968ft / 295m
Grade No sweat
Rest stops 0
Terrain Road / trail
Your vintage bike to hire low down

The low down

Please book in advance as places are limited. Price £20 per person includes:

  • Tour leader(s)
  • Warm Bakewell Pudding and cream with tea or coffee
  • Insider’s tips
  • Derbyshire cycling map

Price does not include:

  • Retro bicycle hire
  • Additional refreshments during the day
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any other personal expenses

What to bring:

  • Vintage / retro road bike (if not hiring from us)
  • Puncture repair kit, pump
  • Suitable warm /waterproof clothing for the day (vintage style optional!)
  • Water bottle and drink
  • Money for additional refreshments

 

Which vintage bike to hire for you and the peak

Availability and booking

£20.00